The New Genealogy
Roach, Ronald, Diverse Issues in Higher Education
It's leading Americans to discover their multiracial roots.
While Paul Heinegg, a retired engineer in Collegeville, Pa., neither labels himself a genealogist nor has sought recognition as a historian, both genealogists and historians have lavished praise on the research he's done to document the history of free families of African descent in colonial-era America. His Web site, www.freeafricanamericans.com, contains more than 2,000 pages of family histories taken from colonial court records from Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
Dr. Ira Berlin, a leading scholar of colonial America and slavery and Distinguished University Professor at the …
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Publication information: Article title: The New Genealogy. Contributors: Roach, Ronald - Author. Magazine title: Diverse Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 25. Issue: 1 Publication date: February 21, 2008. Page number: 16+. © 2008 Cox, Matthews & Associates. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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